Hydrocephalus is a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) causes the brain to swell. Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts can alleviate this condition and other similar conditions by draining the fluid from the brain into the rest of the body. In this procedure, the doctor places a catheter into the brain, a catheter into another part of body, and allows fluid to flow out from the brain. Hydrocephalus patients can also be treated with ventriculostomy, which involves drilling a small hole into the third ventricle in the brain to let fluid drain out of the brain.
Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur is a multi-specialty hospital in Malaysia, and is amongst the renowned hospitals of Parkway Pantai Limited (Pantai Group). It is a 331-bed hospital with first-rate outpatient, inpatient and critical care facilities among all the important specialties including cancer care, In-vitro fertilization, Pediatrics, renal medicine (Hemodialysis) and Emergency department. The hospital, along with top-notch infrastructure and cutting edge technology, has over 200 medical specialists who are highly trained and experienced in their field of expertise. The first private hospital in Malaysia’s southern region to be equipped with Elekta Synergy - IMRT (VMAT) Linear Accelerator (LINAC).